Tenochtitlan, located on an island near the western shore of Lake Texcoco in central Mexico, was the capital city and religious...
The Art of Mesoamerica
Another wonderfully informative book from the World of Art series. This one makes a marvelous introduction to Mesoamerica...
The Aztec Calendar
The Aztecs of ancient Mexico measured time with a sophisticated and interconnected triple calendar system which adhered...
The Aztecs of Ancient Mexico
Around 1325 CE, southward migrating Mexicas or "Aztecs" came upon an island in Lake Texcoco, located in the highlands...
The Mayan Pantheon: The Many Gods of the Maya
The pantheon of the Maya is a vast collection of deities who were worshipped throughout the region which, today, comprises...
The Tizoc Stone
The Tizoc Stone is a huge stone cylinder from the Aztec capital of Tenochtitlan which depicts a sun-disk on its flat upper...
Throne of Montezuma
The magnificent stone monument variously referred to as the Monument of Sacred War, the Teocalli of Sacred War, the Temple...
Throne of Motecuhzoma, Detail
A detail from the Throne of Motecuhzoma II otherwise known as the Monument of Sacred War. The sun disk in the centre...